In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
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Looking for some great books to read with your whole family this summer? (And a little inspiration on HOW and WHEN to read?) You’ll love this video and printable list!
Ready for Father’s Day? Check out this post full of simple and meaningful ideas for working with your children to make Father’s Day wonderful.
Although my children may have left traditional “reading, writing and arithmetic” behind them at the school door, there are plenty of ways to have fun and still engage their brains during the summer.
I’ve realized that sometimes I say no without even thinking I could say yes. So the past few months, I’ve been trying say yes more – even though Children + Yes = More Mess.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas for gifts for your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, friends – and for yourself!
In this week’s encore episode, Saren interviews her sister Saydi about the simple, kid-friendly Christ-centered Easter activities she does with her family each year. Gathering ideas from many sources, Saydi has created a plan for how families can celebrate Christ’s miracles, teachings, Atonement, death and resurrection in tangible and beautiful ways .
Easter can be simple, cheap, and oh-so-meaningful. Here are Saren’s favorite ideas for easy, Christ-focused Easter traditions.
Join Saren and April Perry (Director of Power of Moms) for a 20-minute conversation where they share simple tried-and-true ideas for making one-on-one time with each child into a regular and meaningful part of the family routine.
Realistic expectations. Small bite-sized jobs. Job training. This stuff can make a huge difference in the happiness and cleanliness of our homes. Check out Saren’s bite-sized job list and a quick video of the certification process that works with her kids.
Listen as Saren and her mother, NYT #1 Bestselling Author, Linda Eyre, discuss why it’s so important to really pay attention to our children and to the world around us. As we work to be more fully present and focus on nurturing awe in ourselves and our children, we can be better parents and better people. As we tell others (especially our family members) about what we notice, we can take things to a whole new level.
In this episode, Saren talks with Katie Kimball about concrete ideas to help us really enjoy cooking alongside our children as we teach them responsibility, build their skills and self-confidence, and get them excited about healthy eating.